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Collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to Canron

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Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Date Range To
1989
Material
Newsprint
Storage Location
GWR Cabinet 1, Section 6, Shelf c
Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Description Level
Collection
Number of Artifacts
14
Description
Collection of newspaper clippings from St. Thomas Times-Journal and London Free Press pertaining to Canada Iron Inc. Includes envelope containing four clippings: “Dismembering of old plant exposes years of memories” (covers dismantling of St. Thomas’ Canron foundry, Jan 19, 1989), “Sold Foundry” and “Canron Sells Hamilton Plant” (covers Canron selling its Hamilton ingot mould foundry to Canada Ingot Mould Inc, Feb 17/89), and “Canron Earnings Rise to $6.1 Million” (Feb 10/89). Also includes St. Thomas Times- Journal articles titled “Bringing it down” with a photo of former Canada iron foundry being demolished (June 17/89), “Strong interest in Canron land, but For Sale sign still standing” (April 25/89), “Canron waits for promised PCB law” (July 18/89), “Presence of PCBs hurting Canron sale” (July 17/89), “Leaving the landscape” with a photo of site of former canron foundry in St. Thomas (March 17/89), “Dismantling continues” with a photo of welder Ray Player of St. Thomas dismantling Canron inc foundry (Jan 13/89), “Last Workers leave Canron” (Jan 5/ 89), and “Oldie but goodie with a photo of student with equipment donated by Canron before it closed operations (Jan 16, 89). Also includes London Free Press articles titled “Dismembering of old plant exposes years of memories” with photo of Canron plant being torn down (Jan 19/89) and “Defunct Canron foundry bites the dust” with a photo of dismantling of Canron inc foundry in St Thomas (January 10, 1989).
Material
Newsprint
Condition Information
good- some have folds and tape on them
Category
Documentary
Sub-category
Newspaper
Accession Number
2008.15.11
Storage Location
GWR Cabinet 1, Section 6, Shelf c
Date Range To
1989